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Rose's Bookshelf Number Two

  08/11/2020

11. Ralph Ellison’s, INVISIBLE MAN With all that's been going on in our country and Juneteenth just around the corner, I thought I'd suggest a book that reflects our history. As my first male author, I chose Ralph Ellison's INVISIBLE MAN, not to be confus...

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Books by Ernestine Rose

  08/05/2020

Here are summaries and reviews of my first four books. Later publications will have their own landing pages. A contemporary guide to surviving one of life's most difficult challenges, even when you seem to be total opposites. It's a "must have" for newlyw...

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Seasons: My Journey through Grief

  08/01/2020

Seasons... "To everything there is a seasoand a time to every purpose under Heaven...A time to weep and a time to laugh,a time to mourn, and a time to dance."- Ecclesiastes 3:1&4 Surviving GriefI lost my husband of forty-one years to sarcoidosis, a diseas...

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I Can't Breathe

  07/24/2020

I usually don’t deal with political issues on my website, Seasoned You. Both here and on the coordinating Facebook page, I write about aging gracefully, spiritual motivation, health and survival tips, and books. But after watching the third televised funer...

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Tales from the Family Tree

  07/20/2020

Okay. So I'd written a marriage advice book and I'd written a memoir on bringing up my four sons. I still hadn't figured out the process to actually self-publish my books, so I went on to the next project. What next? I love a good story and many people pre...

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Rose's Bookshelf Number One

  07/01/2020

During the quarantine, I wanted to take the opportunity to read more, and I know many share that goal. But how many times have we spent hours scrolling on Amazon and Facebook pages, reading reviews, or even starting a new book and realizing that it wasn’t...

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A Time to Keep

  04/23/2020

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven;A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted;A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;A...

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Toni Morrison, A Friend of Mind

  02/19/2020

In August 2019, the world lost one of the greatest authors of the century. In any review of great American fiction, we cannot ignore the contributions of Toni Morrison who changed the landscape of literature. I first discovered Morrison as I perused the sh...

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Raising the Roses

  01/02/2020

After I finished my first book, 7 Tips for a Successful Marriage, I quickly realized that this was not the kind of book I wanted to write. I love a good story, and while I had added some personal illustrations, this book was mainly an explanation of what I...

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7 Tips for a Successful Marriage

  12/02/2019

This is the introduction to my first book, 7 Tips for a Successful Marriage, published in 2012. I always knew I wanted to write after I retired from teaching, and when my husband asked me what I knew a lot about, I replied, "Being married to you." So after...

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